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Theresa Dale Lafer

Theresa Dale Lafer, American educator, archivist.


  • Lafer, Theresa Dale was born on October 26, 1946 in New Rochelle, New York, United States. Daughter of Harold M. Brown, Ruth A. Brown.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History, Simmons College, 1970. Master of Arts in Medieval History, State University of New York-Binghamton, 1974. Master of Education in Higher Education Administration, Pennsylvania State University, 1998.


    • Collection archivist Pennsylvania State University-University Libraries, University Park, Pennsylvania, 1999—2001. Faculty Pennsylvania State University, Altoona, 1989—1997, faculty continuing education, since 2002.


    Commission member Citizen's Block Grant Development Committee, State College, Pennsylvania, 2001—2004. Member Commission for Women Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 2001—2003. Volunteer tutor - English as Second Language International Hospitality Council, State College.

    Volunteer tutor Young Men’s Christian Association, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 1974—1983. Treasurer Jewish Community Center Womens Organization, State College, 1989—1991. Camp committee Young Men’s Christian Association, Wilkes-Barre, 1986—1988.

    President Chester St./Wyoming Valley West PTO, Kingston, Pennsylvania, 1987—1988. Member of American Association of University Women.


    • Married Mark Lafer; 1 child Charlotte.
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    Born October 26, 1946
    (age 70)
    • 1970
      Simmons College
    • 1974
      State University of New York-Binghamton
    • 1998
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1989 - 1997
      faculty Pennsylvania State University
      Altoona, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1999 - 2001
      Collection archivist Pennsylvania State U.-University Libraries
      University Park, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 2002
      faculty Pennsylvania State University